the nbm show

THE NBM SHOW Heads to Cleveland This Month

Alexandria Arroyo is the Digital Content Editor for Printwear magazine covering news in the apparel and textile industries. Contact her at aarroyo@nbm.com

For the first time in its 28-year history, THE NBM SHOW touches down in the Rock and Roll Capital of the World: Cleveland, Ohio.

Next month, the two-day show takes places at the Huntington Convention Center June 15–16, housing several opportunities for networking, education, and innovation in the apparel decoration; awards and engraving; and sign and digital graphics industries. 

Training, both in the hall and in the classroom, features educational sessions for producers to expand and fine-tune their skillsets. On June 14, training begins with the Equipment Zone class entitled “Direct-to-Garment Printing Using the Epson F2100 and F2000 Printer, “ as well as the Wensco Sign Supply class “Everything You Need to Know to Run a Successful Vehicle Wrap Operation.”

Highlights from the training schedule are as follows:

JUNE 15

8–9:30 a.m.

CorelDRAW for Beginners and Intermediate
Presented by Action Illustrated

Road to Sublimation Success
Presented by Condé Systems Inc

10–11 a.m.

Learn the Latest About Heat Transfer Vinyl!
Presented by GSG

4–5:30 p.m.

How to Boost Your Sales and Design Creativity with CorelDRAW and TRW Design Wizard
Presented by The Rhinestone World (TRW)

JUNE 16

8–9 a.m.

Adding Promotional Products to Your Business
Presented by The Advertising Specialty Institute/ASI

10–11 a.m.

SUBLIMATION 101 - “Back to Basics”
Presented by Sublimation101

Beyond Basic: How to Take Your Heat Printing Business to the Next Level
Presented by STAHLS'

To allow attendees, exhibitors, and producers enough time to enjoy the benefits THE NBM SHOW has to offer, the exhibit hall is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.

Registration to THE NBM SHOW includes entrance to the exhibit hall; unlimited training sessions; access to the Professional Training and Achievement Program; a chance to win $500 in Buyer Bucks; and admission to the After Hours Networking Reception on Friday evening, June 15. The reception is sponsored by Next Level Apparel & Direct Capital.

Registration is free in advance of the show. Onsite and online registration submitted after June 14 costs $25 per person. For those registering onsite, registration hours are as follows:

Thursday, June 14: 9:30 a.m.–5 p.m. (exhibit hall is not open)
Friday, June 15: 7:30 a.m.–4 p.m. (exhibit hall opens at 10 a.m.)
Saturday, June 16: 7:30 a.m.–3 p.m. (exhibit hall opens at 10 a.m.)

In addition to Cleveland being a new city for the show, the National Network of Embroidery Professionals’ (NNEP) Embroidery & Digitizing Conference is co-locating with THE NBM SHOW for the first time. On June 14 and 16, NNEP presents various seminars relating to apparel decoration and embroidery.

Find more information and a link to register for the Cleveland NBM SHOW, here.